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Activision announced that it has teamed up with Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC Entertainment and BBC Worldwide America to create a Dancing With the Stars video game based on the television series about celebrity dance competitions for Wii and PS

Leigh Alexander, Contributor

October 19, 2007

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Activision announced that it has teamed up with Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC Entertainment and BBC Worldwide America to create a Dancing With the Stars video game based on the television series about celebrity dance competitions. The game will be released for Wii, enabling the player to mimic "elegant dance moves", and later for the PlayStation 2, where it will be compatible with the PS2 Dance Pad. A limited edition PS2 bundle will come with the Dancing With the Stars game and Dance Pad together. beginning November 13th. The game, like the television show, will feature stars Emmitt Smith and Stacy Keibler. Activision also says that it will launch a nationwide promotional push in conjunction with ABC and the BBC Worldwide America. The Wii version of the Dancing With The Stars game will release on October 30th, while the PS2 game and bundle will hit stores November 13th.

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Leigh Alexander is Editor At Large for Gamasutra and the site's former News Director. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety, Slate, Paste, Kill Screen, GamePro and numerous other publications. She also blogs regularly about gaming and internet culture at her Sexy Videogameland site. [NOTE: Edited 10/02/2014, this feature-linked bio was outdated.]

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